NIH Director's Awards honor 16 Clinical Center employees
The NIH Director's Award Ceremony celebrated 770 staff members across the 27 institutes for superior performance related to fulfilling the mission of the NIH. Dr. Francis Collins, director of the NIH, spoke of the honor to lead such remarkable, dedicated, enthusiastic champions of health. In August, awards were given in three categories are Scientific/ Medical, Administrative and Technical/Clerical/Support.
The following Clinical Center staff received individual or group awards (only Clinical Center staff are listed). View additional award winners listed in the program or view the ceremony (NIH Staff Only). View photos.
Pediatric Exoskeleton Development Team was nominated by the Clinical Center in recognition of extraordinary bioengineering innovation and achievement leading to the successful development and testing of the first pediatric exoskeleton for children with cerebral palsy.
- Thomas C. Bulea
- Ji Chen
- Jon D. Hochstein
- Christina J. Kim
NIH Clinical Center Radiology and Imaging Sciences Digital Library (RADIS) Film Library Team was nominated by the Clinical Center in recognition of superlative service in imaging data management.
- Erica J. Bolden
- Sean E. Harris
- Scott E. Martin
- Shawn R. Thomas
Medical Rehabilitation Research Coordinating Committee was nominated by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for exemplary team-based efforts to stimulate trans-institute and agency rehabilitation research and to collaboratively create and publish the NIH Rehabilitation Research Plan.
- Leighton Chan
- Diane L. Damiano
NIH Distressed Trainee Work Group was nominated by the National Institutes of Mental Health for special recognition of the initiative, creativity, and far-reaching effectiveness of the NIH Work Group on behalf of intramural trainees in distress.
- Robert M. Lembo
First in Human Documentary Group was nominated by the Office of the Director for the promotion of Discovery's First in Human documentary series.
- Justin G. Cohen
- Cindy C. Fisher
- Molly H. Freimuth
Optimize NIH IC POC Team was nominated by the NIH Office of the Director for outstanding work to communicate and engage stakeholders in the Optimize NIH Phase I implementation of Ethics, Freedom of Information Act, and Committee Management.
- Colleen A. McGowan
Tricia S. Coffey was nominated by the NIH Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, in recognition of her leadership for incorporating gender identity in the Clinical Research Information System and educating staff about gender identity.
Congratulations to the Clinical Center and other NIH staff for their outstanding contributions!